Monitors

This week MMD and Phillips have unveiled its latest display in their ever-growing product range, the Phillips 279C9. A 27-inch monitor aimed squarely at content creators and professionals, the 279C9 is based around a 3840 x 2160 60 Hz IPS display and includes features such as a five-port USB hub (including a USB Type-C port), as well as DisplayHDR 400 certification. Digging into the monitor's specifications, as is typical with most content-focused monitors in this range, Phillips' 279C9 has clearly been tuned for its target market. The 3840x2160, 16:9 aspect ratio panel is a very straightforward choice, with MMD tapping an IPS panel for viewing angles and color stability. As this isn't a gaming-focused display, the monitor tops out at a 60Hz refresh rate, though...

JOLED Starts Construction of New Printed OLED Facility

JOLED this week started construction of a new manufacturing facility that will be used to make displays using printed OLED technology. The factory will be able to produce hundreds...

16 by Anton Shilov on 4/9/2019

Philips Brilliance 329P9H: A 4K IPS Monitor with USB-C Dock, GbE

Philips has introduced its new 31.5-inch display aimed at a broad set of professional workloads. The Brilliance 329P9H is a 4K LCD that has a USB Type-C port and...

23 by Anton Shilov on 4/8/2019

Black Box Announces Active Optical DP & HDMI Cables up to 100m

Black Box, a leading maker of pro AV cables and equipment, has unveiled active optical cables that can extend DisplayPort 1.4 or HDMI 2.0 signals for more than 200...

13 by Anton Shilov on 3/27/2019

NEC Launches V554Q: A 55-Inch 4K Monitor for Professional & Signage Applications

NEC has introduced its new large-format 55-inch 4K display designed for commercial and digital signage applications, the NEC MultiSync V554Q. The V554Q display is based on an IPS panel featuring...

34 by Anton Shilov on 3/26/2019

ASUS ProArt PQ22UC 4K OLED Monitor: £4699, ~$5150

ASUS announced its first professional OLED display back at CES 2018 over a year ago. The compact and lightweight 21.6-inch 4K monitor covering 99% of the DCI-P3 color aimed...

87 by Anton Shilov on 3/22/2019

Samsung’s Space-Saving Monitors on Pre-Order: Up to 31.5-Inch

Large displays tend to occupy a lot of desk space, something that is not appreciated by many. Samsung has developed a family of monitors featuring a minimalistic design that...

32 by Anton Shilov on 3/20/2019

JapanNext 75 and 86-Inch 4K IPS HDR Monitors: What Separates TVs from Monitors, Anyhow?

Just when you thought that NVIDIA-inspired 65-Inch Big Format Gaming Displays (BFGDs) were huge, JapanNext has rolled-out its new 75 and 86-inch monitors. The JN-IPS7500UHDR-KG and JN-IPS8600UHDR monitors are...

46 by Anton Shilov on 3/15/2019

Acer EI491CR: A Curved 49-Inch Monitor with FreeSync 2

Being one of the leading suppliers of monitors for gamers, Acer has not had a single ultra-large, ultra-wide display for gamers. Until now. This week the company finally started...

13 by Anton Shilov on 3/15/2019

NVIDIA’s 65-inch Big Format Gaming Display Is Here: HP OMEN X Emperium

Huge displays for entertainment and productivity are getting increasingly popular these days as prices are falling. Last year NVIDIA proposed a reference design for Big Format Gaming Displays: 65-inch...

53 by Anton Shilov on 3/14/2019

AOC Introduces Its G2868PQU Monitor: An Inexpensive 4K Gaming Display with FreeSync

AOC this week introduced its first entry-level 4K gaming display. The G2868PQU monitor boasts with numerous firmware-based features designed for gaming, as well as a 1 ms response time...

21 by Anton Shilov on 3/8/2019

Lenovo's New 595-Gram Portable Display: The ThinkVision M14 USB-C Monitor

At the Mobile World Congress trade show, Lenovo has introduced a new portable display designed specifically for workers on the move. The ThinkVision M14 monitor matches design of the...

4 by Anton Shilov on 2/27/2019

BenQ Unveils PD3220U Professional Monitor with AQColor, TB3, HDR10, & KVM

BenQ has introduced a new professional-grade display aimed at designers. The BenQ DesignVue PD3220U monitor supports virtually all color gamuts currently used by professionals, and can even display images...

18 by Anton Shilov on 2/20/2019

Samsung's 2019 QLED UHD TVs: 8K TVs Revamped, 4K TVs Get New Panel & Backlighting

Samsung this week formally introduced its 2019 Ultra-HD TV family. The new high-end televisions from Samsung all feature QLED backlighting and compared to their 2018 predecessors, have received audio...

13 by Anton Shilov on 2/13/2019

Xilinx Introduces HDMI 2.1 IP with 8K Support

Xilinx this week introduced a comprehensive HDMI 2.1 IP subsystem for its various cores. The IP subsustem supports resolutions of up to 8K along with other features of the...

6 by Anton Shilov on 2/8/2019

AOC’s CQ32G1 Curved Monitor: 31.5 Inch, 144 Hz, FreeSync, Sub $400

Last fall AOC introduced its curved G1-series displays aimed at gamers, offering high refresh rates along with AMD’s FreeSync. This month the company has started selling its flagship G1...

21 by Anton Shilov on 2/7/2019

LG Launches Midrange 32UL750-W Monitor: DisplayHDR 600 with FreeSync & USB-C For $750

In the recent years LG has introduced a number of high-end Ultra-HD 31.5-inch displays, many of which have received a lot of publicity due of their features and innovative...

39 by Anton Shilov on 2/4/2019

Philips Brilliance 499P9H Ultra-Wide 49-Inch Monitor Now Available

First introduced back at IFA 2018, Philips has started to sell their latest 49-inch ultra-wide display, the Philips Brilliance 499P9H. Utilizing a 32:9 aspect ratio panel with a 5120...

18 by Anton Shilov on 2/1/2019

Samsung Unveils 15.6-Inch Ultra-HD OLED Display for Laptops

Samsung has announced its 15.6-inch OLED monitor for notebooks. The Ultra-HD display features very advanced specifications, will go into mass production next month, and will be used by leading...

39 by Anton Shilov on 1/24/2019

CES 2019: A Monitor from GIGABYTE? The 1440p 144 Hz IPS FreeSync 'Aorus AD27QD'

Over the past few years GIGABYTE has expanded to a variety of new businesses. The company started to offer memory modules, SSDs, mice, keyboards, and a lot of other...

20 by Anton Shilov on 1/17/2019

ASUS at CES 2019: ProArt PA32UCX 4K Monitor with 1000-Zone FALD Unveiled

ASUS introduced its new flagship professional display at CES. The ProArt PA32UCX supports everything that one might expect from a 2019 professional monitor, including a 4K Ultra-HD resolution along...

33 by Anton Shilov on 1/11/2019

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